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'Amazing' Arrogate powers to victory.

Arrogate overcame a disastrous start to win Saturday's Dubai World Cup and confirm his status as thoroughbred racing's new superstar.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Arrogate wins Dubai Cup despite poor start.

DUBAI - Arrogate, ridden by Mike Smith, came back from a shaky start to sprint to victory in the $10-million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, beating Gun Runner in the world's second-richest horse race.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes.

DUBAI - Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

- Reuters - US

Dubai World Cup 2017 live coverage.

Follow our live coverage of the Dubai World Cup. Leslie Wilson, Marwa Hamad and the rest of the Gulf News team report from the Meydan Racecourse

- GulfNews - AE

Rain disrupts flight services in UAE.

Fifteen inbound flights to Dubai airports were diverted to neighbouring airports, while a number of outbound flights were also delayed

- GulfNews - AE

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to miss Dubai World Cup.

Bollywood star, who was set to make an appearance at the races, has withdrawn from all commitments following the death of her father

- GulfNews - AE

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers.

Emirates operates 18 flights daily to the United States out of Dubai

- GulfNews - AE

Winning horses at Dubai World Cup 2017.

The horses who finished first at the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse racing event

- GulfNews - AE

Wet and windy conditions to persist until Monday.

Unstable weather caused flight cancellations, delays and diversions at Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports

- GulfNews - AE

IGCF 2017 concludes in Sharjah on high note with issue of recommendations to support achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The sixth edition of the International Government Communication Forum themed 'Societal Participation…Comprehensive Development', held under the patronage of Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, concluded yesterday at Expo Centre Sharjah, with the issue of a set of ...

- AzerNews - AZ

Passengers hit by airline cabin laptop ban.

Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

- RTE - IE

Kobayashi, Endo named injury replacements for match against Thailand

Injured Yasuyuki Konno, Yuya Osako and Yojiro Takahagi have been replaced by Yu Kobayashi and Wataru Endo for Japan's World Cup qualifier against Thailand, the Japan Football Association announced Saturday. Konno suffered a broken left toe during Thursday's 2-0 win over the United Arab Emirates in Al Ain, while Osako ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Laptop ban: Why the U.S. and U.K. differ

Four countries included in the U.S. electronics ban list -- the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco -- are absent from the U.K. restrictions.

- CNNMoney - US

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers

DUBAI, Mar 25 - Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport as the city marks

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1 million weekend travelers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1 million weekend travelers

Dubai - Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, ...

- Business Insider - US

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers

Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.1.1 million people are expected to pass through the busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports senior ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Live coverage: 'All systems go' for Dubai World Cup 2017

Races for Dubai World Cup will go on as scheduled despite the rain, according to organisers

- GulfNews - AE

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1M weekend travellers

Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the U.S. Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year

- The Daily Star - LB

UAE halts imports of food products from six Brazilian companies

Instructions to withdraw the Brazilian products from UAE markets

- GulfNews - AE

Sultan meets French President at Paris International Book Fair

Hollande, who chose Sharjah as the guest of honour for next edition of book fair, underlines strong ties with the UAE

- GulfNews - AE

Decline of ancient trade route deepens Yemeni food crisis

Source: Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Yemen The two-year-old civil war has severely restricted the flow of food into the main Yemeni cargo ports of Hodeidah and Salif on the Red Sea, while the country is on the brink of famine.A two-year-old civil war has severely restricted the flow of food into the main ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Britain and US urged to act as Dubai arrests dissident Ahmed Mansoor in midnight raid

Mansoor was arrested for 'using social media to defame the UAE' and for 'promoting sectarian hatred.'

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

A haven for the elderly

There is not a hint of despair at Al Mamzar Community Centre for the Elderly where residents spend their time playing board games, sweating it out in the gym, meeting visitors, or simply enjoying each other's company. The centre, which runs a nursing home and day-care centre, is home to men who all have a story to share, ...

- GulfNews - AE

He tames with whispers, not whips

Malan du Toit was flown into Dubai at the last minute to salvage the hopes of troubled UAE Derby runner Fawree, but has it worked?

- GulfNews - AE

Will it be Arrogate's day at Dubai World Cup?

Mubtaahij and Gun Runner also strong contenders in a line-up that oozes quality this year

- GulfNews - AE

Women attempting to smuggle money arrested at Karachi airport

KARACHI: Custom authorities on Friday arrested two women from Karachi airport for attempting to smuggle currency worth over 5 million, including Saudi riyals, UAE dirhams and Japanese yen. The women were travelling to Dubai from Karachi in an Emirates flight and had hidden the currency inside their clothes. According to ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Who will win on world's richest race day?

The overwhelming favorite for the Dubai World Cup title ran "perfectly" in a pre-race drill at the Meydan circuit.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Decline of ancient trade route deepens food crisis in Yemen war

Captains of small wooden dhows are carrying food and wares from the United Arab Emirates to war-torn Yemen.

- The Daily Star - LB

Watch the moment an Amazon drone delivers sunscreen for the first time

Amazon has taken another small autonomous step toward drone delivery.  The company completed its first public United States delivery using one of its Prime Air delivery drones at a robotics conference in California on Monday, within the airspace of the Palm Springs Airport. SEE ALSO: Forget taxis; Dubai wants to fly you ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Dauz Ha Marie Koutru shouts Dubai Stadium

Masood Hussain DUBAI: As the two teams are battling for the Kashmir cup, interesting things are going in the Dubai International Stadium. One of the dominating shouts of the cheering crowds is: Dauz... The post Dauz Ha Marie Koutru shouts Dubai Stadium appeared first on Kashmir Life.

- Kashmir Life - IN

Heavy rain causes flood in Abu Dhabi streets

Motorists are urged to be extra careful in wet weather due to slippery roads.

- GulfNews - AE

Hundreds of flights delayed by thunderstorms in UAE

Dozens of inbound and outbound flights delayed in Abu Dhabi and Dubai due to heavy rains, which brought thunderbolt and lightning

- GulfNews - AE

Dubai World Cup is Arrogate's race to lose

A champion with tons of ability, he has the biggest strides in the business and ridiculously huge lungs

- GulfNews - AE

Twin brothers among three killed in horrific crash in Sharjah

Speeding vehicle rams into lamp post, killing all three immediately

- GulfNews - AE

The Ritz Carlton Grand Canal Abu Dhabi review

Experience the silence, except for the birds chirping, the sound of the sea and leaves crushing under your feet

- GulfNews - AE

Pay your traffic fine in instalments

Dubai Police, Commercial International Bank sign agreement offering plan to credit card holders

- GulfNews - AE

Japan's Konno, Osako sustain injuries in match against UAE

Japan's World Cup qualifying win over the host United Arab Emirates cost it a couple of injuries as midfielder Yasuyuki Konno and forward Yuya Osako headed to the hospital after touching down at Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture on Friday. Konno, who scored the second goal in Thursday's 2-0 victory in Al Ain, suffered a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Watch the moment an Amazon drone delivers sunscreen for the first time

Amazon has taken another small autonomous step toward drone delivery. The company completed its first public United States delivery using one of its Prime Air delivery drones at a robotics conference in California on Monday. SEE ALSO: Forget taxis; Dubai wants to fly you around in passenger drones The drone lands in a ...

- Mashable! - US

Amazon bolsters Middle East presence with a new acquisition

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Amazon has reportedly agreed to purchase Souq.com, a Dubai-based e-commerce company, according to Reuters. Although the acquisition price has not been confirmed, TechCrunch reports ...

- Business Insider - US

Indian para-athletes win 13 medals at IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai

Indian para-athletes did the country proud by claiming 13 medals in the season-opening Fazaa International IPC International Athletics Grand Prix at the Dubai Club Stadium. The post Indian para-athletes win 13 medals at IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Free WiFi and meditation as airlines grapple with laptop ban

DUBAI, March 24 — Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free WiFi and better in-flight connectivity for smart phones as they scramble to mitigate the impact of a ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States. The restrictions...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sia was all smiles as she went wig-less through LAX

Nice to see you again, Sia's face! The usually private singer shocked photographers as she walked through LAX Thursday, without wearing her usual, face-covering wig. While she made her way to catch a flight to Dubai, the paparazzi were quick to take pictures of her seldom-seen punim. SEE ALSO: Sia's adorable 'Alive' video ...

- Mashable! - US

Manohar to remain ICC Chairman

Dubai, March 24 The International Cricket Council on Friday announced that Chairman Shashank Manohar has agreed to defer his recent resignation following an ICC Board resolution to request him to remain in the post "until the ongoing process relating to governance and financial restructuring are completed". ICC said in a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Attempt to smuggle more than Rs5m in foreign currency foiled at Karachi airport

A money laundering bid was foiled at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport on Thursday night after customs officials arrested two women for attempting to transport a large amount of foreign currency to Dubai, a Customs Preventive Force spokesperson told DawnNews.According to the CPF spokersperson, Mohammad Irfan, the two ...

- DAWN - PK

Dubai authorities detain seven members of the Olympic refugee team at airport

The African athletes had been invited to speak at a conference sponsored by Sheikh Mohammed.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Kubo stars as Japan beats UAE in World Cup qualifier

Yuya Kubo opened his national team account and Yasuyuki Konno marked his return from the international wilderness with a goal as Japan beat United Arab Emirates 2-0 away in a final-round World Cup qualifier on Thursday night. In only his third international appearance, Belgian-based forward Kubo opened the scoring with a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

UAE says it's surprised by laptop ban but will cooperate

The United Arab Emirates, one of the world's top aviation hubs, has said it was surprised by the ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States because UAE security was already tight, but it pledged to cooperate with U.S. authorities

- The Daily Star - LB

Dubai Duty Free expects $2m sales hit from electronics ban

Dubai International Airport's duty free operator estimates that it will lose about $2 million in sales this year from the ban on carrying most electronic devices on US-bound flights, a senior executive said yesterday. Under new security measures announced this week, electronics larger than a mobile phone will be banned ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

UAE halts shipments from Brazilian meat plants

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment cites Brazil's decision to suspend activities of 21 companies allegedly involved in 'unhealthy practices in the production process'

- GulfNews - AE

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